Founding Executive, CEO
David Stirling is a founding executive and the CEO and chairman of doTERRA. Under his visionary leadership, doTERRA has grown from a fledgling startup to the world’s largest essential oil company with more than $1.5 billion in annual sales. With nearly three decades of management and executive experience across a variety of industries, David finds his greatest satisfaction in growing individuals and in growing companies.
Since doTERRA’s inception, David has been steadfast in his commitment to bring essential oils to every home in the world. In this endeavor, he oversees the company’s exponential growth in Europe, Latin America, Korea and Japan.
In addition to setting the strategic direction for doTERRA, and implementing and maintaining company culture, David directs the company’s IT and technology processes, web development, distributor tools, and a member services workforce of more than 1,000 employees.
David and his wife Laurea have nine children. David holds both a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in business, and he was recently honored as the first-ever recipient of the Distinguished Entrepreneur Award from the David Eccles School of Business.